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Female Protagonist anime

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1 A Letter to Momo image
A Letter to Momo

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Haven't watched; a movie from I.G.

2 Aoi Hana image
Aoi Hana

+

A serious (!) lesbian romance, not fan service

3 Aria the Animation image
Aria the Animation

?

4 Attacker You! image
Attacker You!

+

A girl wants to be a volleyball star

5 Attack No. 1 image
Attack No. 1

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A girl wants to be a volleyball star

6 Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon Sailor Stars image
Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon Sailor Stars

?

7 Blood+ image
Blood+

+

An action anime with a female protagonist, quite likely the best of this rare beasts

8 Blood-C image
Blood-C

+

Slice of life mixed with action and mystery, female protagonist

9 Blood The Last Vampire image
Blood The Last Vampire

+

A movie about a female vampire

10 Brother, Dear Brother image
Brother, Dear Brother

+

Tentatively added to the list, lesbian romance but seemingly serious, as there's no fan service here at all that I can remember

11 Chrono Crusade image
Chrono Crusade

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Very good action anime, strong female protagonist, cohesive plot

12 El Cazador de la Bruja image
El Cazador de la Bruja

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Two female protagonists, adventures on the road, comedy, cohesive plot

13 Escaflowne image
Escaflowne

...

To my shame, I cannot remember if there are two protagonists here or one. One of them was a boy, another a girl, and from whose POV was all that? *bangs head on the table trying to stir memories*

14 Fruits Basket image
Fruits Basket

+

An anime about a compassionate girl

15 Glass Mask (2005) image
Glass Mask (2005)

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A girl makes a theatre career + some hints of romance

16 Gokusen image
Gokusen

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A female teacher for delinquents

17 Good Witch of the West - Astraea Testament image
Good Witch of the West - Astraea Testament
18 Haikara-san ga Tooru image
Haikara-san ga Tooru

?

19 Hanasakeru Seishounen image
Hanasakeru Seishounen

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A romance + some actual plot elements, including even political ones. A rich girl has to choose a husband from a few candidates.

20 Hikari no Densetsu image
Hikari no Densetsu

?

21 Howl's Moving Castle image
Howl's Moving Castle

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This Miyazaki's work has some issues, I feel, although they're very minor

22 Kaichou wa Maid-sama! image
Kaichou wa Maid-sama!

+

A rom-com about a girl working as a part-time waitress and her admirer

23 Kamikaze Kaitou Jeanne image
Kamikaze Kaitou Jeanne
24 Kare Kano image
Kare Kano

...

I suspect it's a boy's POV

25 Kemono no Souja Erin image
Kemono no Souja Erin

+

A serious anime featuring a female protagonist in a fantasy setting. Like a very good novel. Very high quality.

26 Kiki's Delivery Service image
Kiki's Delivery Service

+

A child witch is a protagonist of this Miyazaki's tale for younger ages

27 Lovely Complex image
Lovely Complex

?

Two POVs or a boy's POV?

28 Magical Angel Creamy Mami image
Magical Angel Creamy Mami
29 Magic Knight Rayearth image
Magic Knight Rayearth
30 Magic Knight Rayearth OVA image
Magic Knight Rayearth OVA
31 Maria Holic image
Maria Holic

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I know that this is from a female POV, but I heard that it ridicules yuri, and if that's true, then it's definitely made for men and by men

32 Maria-sama ga Miteru image
Maria-sama ga Miteru

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I watch it till the middle, but cannot decide if it should be in the list of worthy female protagonists anime. Seemingly no fan service, though.

33 Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (2009) image
Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (2009)
34 Miracle Girls image
Miracle Girls

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35 Nausicaa Of The Valley Of The Wind image
Nausicaa Of The Valley Of The Wind

+

Another tale with a very young female protagonist from Miyazaki

36 Ouran High School Host Club image
Ouran High School Host Club

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A poor girl cross-dresses as a boy to get into a prestigious school.

37 Paradise Kiss image
Paradise Kiss

+

A story of a very good quality and realism about a young woman struggling to find her way in life, despite family issues

38 Petite Princess Yucie image
Petite Princess Yucie

?

39 Revolutionary Girl Utena image
Revolutionary Girl Utena

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A girl at school, but not an ordinary school. Some weirdness, some mysticism.

40 Romeo x Juliet image
Romeo x Juliet

...

Undecided, even though I watched I am ashamed not to remember from whose POV this was... Possibly from both?

41 The Rose of Versailles image
The Rose of Versailles

...

Haven't watched, but it's a candidate as something made by the same person as Brother, my Dear Brother

42 Sailor Moon image
Sailor Moon

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Never watched, but it's famous. Probably for younger ages?

43 Sailor Moon R image
Sailor Moon R

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Never watched, but it's famous. Probably for younger ages?

44 Sailor Moon S image
Sailor Moon S

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Never watched, but it's famous. Probably for younger ages?

45 Sailor Moon Super S image
Sailor Moon Super S

?

Never watched, but it's famous. Probably for younger ages?

46 Saki image
Saki

-

Good anime about playing cards, but female characters demonstrate lesbianism which is definitely not serious and is merely a fan service for male viewers

47 Seirei no Moribito image
Seirei no Moribito

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A warrior female protagonist in a fantasy setting, serious anime, although by serious I just mean like a very good fantasy book

48 Serial Experiments Lain image
Serial Experiments Lain

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I haven't watched this fully, but wasn't it told from the boy's POV?

49 Simoun image
Simoun

-

As far as I remember, this particular lesbian-themed anime feels more like fan service for not-so-female crowd, even without anything being overt

50 Skip Beat! image
Skip Beat!

+

A really good shoujo, a girl makes career in film industry + romance

51 Soul Eater image
Soul Eater

...

I'm undecided... is there really a FP POV here? There are many. Great comedy otherwise!

52 Spirited Away image
Spirited Away

+

A great work by Hayao Miyazaki, imho it's his best

53 Strawberry Panic image
Strawberry Panic

-

As far as I remember, this particular lesbian-themed anime feels more like fan service for a not-so-female, even without anything being overt

54 Time Stranger Kyoko image
Time Stranger Kyoko

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